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Macy’s sticking with plans to be open on Thanksgiving

Macy’s sticking with plans to be open on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK — Macy’s is sticking with its recent policy of opening on Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday shopping season as early as possible. In fact, the chain said it will…

Hobby Lobby to open soon in Turlock

Hobby Lobby to open soon in Turlock

TURLOCK — The craft and home decor store, Hobby Lobby, is opening at Monte Vista Crossings Shopping Center, according to the city of Turlock. The city has issued a grading…

Amazon to hire thousands at California fulfillment centers

Amazon to hire thousands at California fulfillment centers

TRACY — Amazon.com expects to hire more than 10,000 workers for its fulfillment centers in California this holiday shopping season, the company said. It’s part of a nationwide hiring spree…

Restaurant workshop offered in Modesto

MODESTO — Restaurant owners and managers will get a chance to tap into an industry insider’s expertise on the business of running a restaurant during two workshops in October. The…

Craft beer scene expands in Lodi

Craft beer scene expands in Lodi

LODI — Lodi’s reputation for wine has been growing, and now craft beer makers are joining the town’s beverage scene. Grant Hamilton, who owns Woodbridge’s Flight Lounge with his wife,…

Popular Stockmarket to move to Miracle Mile

Popular Stockmarket to move to Miracle Mile

STOCKTON — Stockmarket, the monthly pop-up market that has been one of the most visible examples of the effort to revitalize downtown Stockton, is pulling up stakes and moving to…

Dick’s Sporting Goods grand opening set for Sept. 9 in Lodi

LODI — Dick’s Sporting Goods’ new location in Lodi will open on Sept. 9.  The company is planning a three-day grand opening celebration for the new facility at 2770 Reynolds…

Four Friends promotes Modesto-area artisans

Four Friends promotes Modesto-area artisans

SALIDA — When Mallory Hill, Brittany Thayer, Jessica Grimbleby and Bryana Porter met at a local Moms of Preschoolers meetup, they had no idea they would hit it off. Their…

Modesto fashion startup sells to L.A. firm

Modesto fashion startup sells to L.A. firm

MODESTO — When Hilary Zwahlen decided to start a business in late 2012, her intention was to supplement the family’s income while staying at home raising two small children. “I…

Macy’s closing 15 percent of its stores across nation

Macy’s closing 15 percent of its stores across nation

Macy’s announced on Thursday that it will close 100 of its 650 stores nationwide. The retailer did not release which of the stores will close, but said that the locations…